Path restoration protects vital Moorlands

17 October 2014

Visitors to one of the Peak District’s most stunning upland viewpoints will be able to enjoy a newly-restored footpath by next Spring. The popular Whinston Lee Tor permissive path on…

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Forever blowing bubbles - our dipwell campaign starts today

18 September 2014

The science team’s annual dipwell campaign starts today – measuring  water levels at monitoring sites across the Peak District and South Pennines. Today, a team of thirty-two staff and dedicated…

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Dark Peak NIA visitor surveys reach over 1000 people

15 September 2014

The second round of 2014 Dark Peak Nature Improvement Area (NIA) visitor surveys took place in early September. A dedicated team of volunteers continues working despite the conditions, which included clouds of midges, to…

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Fire awareness campaign lights up Peak District moors

27 August 2014

The UK’s first real-time fire risk map has been launched by the Moors for the Future Partnership as part of a campaign to prevent wildfires destroying rare Peak District habitats.…

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Visitor Surveys - Can you help?

12 August 2014

The second round of 2014 Dark Peak Nature Improvement Area (NIA) visitor surveys will be taking place in early September.

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Moors for the Future Partnership - a lesson for others says Lord Smith

22 July 2014

Millions of people who watched Stage 2 of the Tour de France on TV may have taken for granted the lush moorlands on Holme Moss as the cyclists rushed over…

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Journey through our history with the Tour de Yorkshire

03 July 2014

The start of this year's Tour de France will pass through iconic moorlands of the South Pennines and Peak District National Park before heading for the end of the first two…

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New audio tours of South Pennine moors

26 June 2014

Walkers can download an audio guide before they upload their rucksack to discover that Romans tramped the very path beneath their feet as they hike the South Pennine moors.  Two…

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Moors for the Future advise on award winning project in Northern Ireland

16 June 2014

A bog restoration project in the Garron Plateau, Co. Antrim - the first of its kind in Northern Ireland - has won an award for “Business and Biodiversity” at the…

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A scientific approach to the effect of upland restoration on flooding

02 June 2014

Three football-pitch sized plots high on the uplands of Kinder Scout could hold the key to reducing the kind of flooding that wreaked havoc in parts of England last winter.…

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